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Bus accident kills 14, injures 45 in southwestern Uganda


September 19th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by BNO News
KYAZANGA, UGANDA (BNO NEWS) -- At least fourteen people were killed Tuesday when a speeding passenger bus went off a road in southwestern Uganda and overturned several times before bursting into flames, ... Read more...

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Hounded by kin, couple moves Bengal rights panel


September 18th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) Threatened by relatives for marrying outside their religions, a man and his wife from the city Tuesday approached the West Bengal Human Rights Commission seeking its ... Read more...

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Watching favourite TV shows’ rerun could boost mind


September 8th, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) A study by US researchers has revealed watching a favourite programme's repeat telecast could actually strengthen one's will power and sense of self control.According to researchers ... Read more...

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BBA student’s death: Police get autopsy report


September 7th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The autopsy report of BBA student Paras Bhasin, whose severed body was recovered on a railway track here last week, was received by police ... Read more...

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Kashmiri migrants on hunger strike for hike in dole


August 31st, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 31 (IANS) Kashmiri Pandit (Hindu) migrants in Jammu Friday began a hunger strike demanding a hike in the cash relief they have been getting from the government.Kashmiri Pandits ... Read more...

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Brand dating Halliwell?


August 28th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) British comedian Russell Brand is reportedly dating singer Geri Halliwell.Brand, 37, and Halliwell, 40, got to know each other during the London Olympics closing ceremony. ... Read more...

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Singer of Hippie anthem `San Francisco’ dies


August 21st, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 21 (IANS/EFE) Singer Scott McKenzie, whose "San Francisco" became an anthem of the California city's 1967 "Summer of Love", died in Los Angeles, according to a statement on ... Read more...

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Man kills disabled daughter in Haryana


August 19th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ambala (Haryana), Aug 19 (IANS) An eight-year-old disabled girl was brutally stabbed to death Sunday by her own father as he could not cope with her treatment and upbringing, police ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole dating “X-Factor” dancer ?


August 19th, 2012 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole, who split from footballer husband Ashley Cole, is reportedly dating "The X Factor" dancer. The 29-year old Newcastle-born star was celebrating her birthday ... Read more...

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Belarus’ Ostapchuk stripped of gold for doping


August 13th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) Belarus' Nadzeya Ostapchuk was stripped of the women's shot put gold medal at the London Games after she failed a drug test, the International Olympic Committee ... Read more...

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Olympic bronze: Heavyweights Pulev and Mammadov win bronze


August 10th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Bulgaria's Tervel Pulev and Azerbaijan's Teymur Mammadov won bronze in the men's Olympic 91kg boxing here Friday after losing their respective semi-finals.Ukraine's Olexander Usyk ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Shields pounds Russia’s Torlopova for gold


August 10th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) America's 17-year-old prodigy Claressa Shields took the inaugural Olympic gold in the women's 75 kg boxing tournament here Thursday.Shields pounded her Russian opponent and No.2 ... Read more...

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Agni-II missile successfully test-fired


August 9th, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 9 (IANS) India Thursday successfully test-fired its nuclear capable Agni-II strategic ballistic missile from a military base in Odisha, a defence official said.The test was conducted from Wheeler's ... Read more...

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India may test fire Agni II missile Thursday


August 8th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 8 (IANS) India may test fire its nuclear capable Agni-II strategic ballistic missile Thursday from a base in Odisha, official sources said Wednesday.The test is likely ... Read more...

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Mothers have sharper memories after childbirth


August 6th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Childbirth seems to invest women with a sharper, improved memory. Mothers performed better in tests regarding the ability to perceive and remember information about their surroundings ... Read more...

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Olympic fencing: Second seed Li crashes out


July 30th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Second seed and world champion Li Na of China was bundled out of the Olympic women's fencing competition after she lost to defending champion Britta Heidemann ... Read more...

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Bodies of two US mountaineers found in Peru


July 30th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, July 30 (IANS/EFE) The bodies of two missing US climbers were found on Palcaraju, a mountain that rises more than 6,200 meters in Peru's northern Ancash region, police said.Ben ... Read more...

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Japan island one of world’s ‘weirdest’ places


July 24th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Some 3,000 residents in Japan's Miyake-jima island must carry gas masks with them at all times as the mountains there constantly emit sulfuric gas, The Telegraph ... Read more...

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India beaten 1-2 by Spain in tri-nation meet


July 19th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Santander (Spain), July 19 (IANS) India lost 1-2 to host Spain in the final league match of the Tri-Nation invitational hockey tournament, the final warm-up event ahead of the Olympic ... Read more...

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Mrinal Sen, Buddhadeb Dasgupta remember Rajesh Khanna


July 18th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 18 (IANS) Veteran Bengali filmmakers Mrinal Sen and Buddhadeb Dasgupta Wednesday mourned the death of Bollywood's first superstar Rajesh Khanna and said his acting skills will continue ... Read more...

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Eddie Murphy and Rocsi Diaz deny relationship


July 16th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) BET’s 106 & Park host Rocsi Diaz has poured cold water on the hot rumor that she is in a relationship with Hollywood comedian Eddie Murphy. ... Read more...

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Paes, Bhupathi should have sorted out disagreements earlier: Anand


July 13th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) Asserting that Indian tennis stars Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi should have sorted out their disagreements much before the London Olympics instead of bringing up the ... Read more...

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Facebook, Twitter lowering your confidence?


July 9th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) Ever felt low if your friend gets more likes or tweets than you? You're not alone. Comparisons on social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter ... Read more...

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Romanian woman alleges Goa Police apathy


July 9th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 9 (IANS) An unidentified man had tried to rape her on a beach near here in March. Four months later, with the attacker still at large and the ... Read more...

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Bengal passes bill on 17 percent OBC reservation


July 6th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) The West Bengal assembly Friday passed a bill providing 17 percent reservation for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in government jobs in two different categories.Category A ... Read more...

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Chinese man stabs wife, two couples to death


July 3rd, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, July 3 (IANS) A Chinese man stabbed to death his wife and two other couples, all relatives, following a family dispute here, police said.The suspect named Yuan Zhiwei killed ... Read more...

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Iran threatens Israel


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:12 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran will respond with its new indigenously built anti-radar ballistic missiles if Israel attacks the Islamic republic, the official media reported.Iran will respond if Israel ... Read more...

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Sarabjit’s family on indefinite fast; meets Krishna (Second Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Family members of Indian death row convict Sarabjit Singh Thursday sat on an indefinite protest at Jantar Mantar in the national capital seeking his freedom ... Read more...

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Man beheads daughter in gory Rajasthan honour killing


June 17th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 17 (IANS) In a brutal honour killing, a man beheaded his 20-year-old daughter with a sword in Rajasthan's Rajsamand district Sunday, police said.According to the police, the incident ... Read more...

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‘Changing plate’s colour helps you shed weight’


June 17th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 17 (IANS) Scientists have suggested an easy way out for those who want to shed pounds. They should simply change the colour of their plates. People tend to ... Read more...

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Two students shot dead in Meerut


June 12th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 12 (IANS) Two students were shot dead by unidentified attackers riding a bike at a petrol pump in Meerut, 450 km from here, Monday night, police said.Police said ... Read more...

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Sahaja Yoga confers good health, busts stress: Australian study


June 12th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Sahaja Yoga founded by Mata Nirmala Devi, that is gaining greater acceptance worldwide for calming the mind and busting stress, contributes to promoting mental and ... Read more...

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Car hijacked, driver murdered on Delhi-Gurgaon expressway


June 11th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 11 (IANS) Unidentified assailants murdered the driver of a Skoda car and sped away with the vehicle on the Delhi-Gurgaon expressway, police said Monday.The body of Vinod Kumar, ... Read more...

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Russian official survives murder attempt


May 29th, 2012 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 29 (IANS) A district administration official in Russia's North Caucasus region was shot at several times by unknown gunmen by he survived the assassination attempt, RIA Novosti reported.The ... Read more...

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Army man arrested in Gurgaon for woman’s murder


May 25th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 25 (IANS) A soldier posted at army headquarters in Delhi was Friday arrested for murdering a pregnant woman here, police said.The woman, who has been identified as Rekha, ... Read more...

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